Capitalism, Pop Culture, and Human Connection Are Sprinkled With a Light Sense of Humour
“Reach out and wade into the hazy, indeterminate past. Imagine your partner’s first memory.”
The Boundary-Breaking, Burlesque-Dancing, Body Activist Preaches Self-Acceptance Through Glam, Glimmer and Glitz
“I let go of all my barriers that I had before, I let go of all [of] what people could think of me. I just abandoned myself to this art and to this character that I was building.”
Mexican Classical Guitar Duo Enchant Montreal Audiences
“I think it’s been 15 years [since our first show in Montreal],” Rodrigo Sánchez explained on stage. “We never stop touring, we are like a touring machine.”
Collectif Erreurs Choisies Brings Crumbling & Disorienting Play to the Fringe
Visceral and luminous, Just the Worst Time of the Year for a Revolution nudges at the deepest crevices of the subconscious.
The Fairy Who Couldn’t Fly Stopped by At the Fringe Fest
There’s probably nothing sadder than a fairy who can’t fly. After all, what are fairies known for, if not their glamorous wings, sparkling outfits, and bubbly personalities?
Fringe Festival Play Explores the Plight of Trophy Hunting
The concept is fresh and alluring—a play with a stage that spreads itself across the Plateau-Mont-Royal, in multiple secret locations revealed only as the show begins.
Major Theatre Companies Balancing the Serious and the Comedic in Preview of Their Shows
In a show of solidarity within the English theatre community, nine Montreal companies gave the city a peek at what can expected next season.
The Spirit of Fringe Returns With Triumph and Moxie
“Fringe always has room for you,” said Amy Blackmoore, executive and artistic director of the festival. “Fringe gives you space to say what you need to say.”
Performance and Visual Arts Explore Domesticity and Consumerism With ‘Common Uncommon’
The house looked no different than any other. Tucked neatly, almost hidden in a residential area, is an alternative art space called Peripheral Hours. On May 17 and 18, they hosted their third show, Common Uncommon. Three Concordia students invited artists to explore alternative modes of domesticity at the multi-disciplinary exhibit.
The Reality of Gentrification is Highlighted in CDN Ethno-Documentary Performance
Last weekend, at the Centre d’éducation interculturelle et internationale, the collective VISIBLE presented The Address. The ethno-documentary performance was composed of eight citizens exploring topics like the Côte-Des-Neiges housing problems, and a current view of life in the neighbourhood.
The Sale Captured Montreal’s Booming Pin and Patch Craze
In the mid-afternoon in Mile-Ex, the warehouse-turned-studio space boomed with electronic music. Guests shuffled in and out of the the Decade Building, buzzing with excitement.
Tableau D’Hôte Theatre’s Play Follows a Couple Through the Years of Their Lives
“When you’re in a couple, what do you forget about each other while you spend years together?” said Mathieu Murphy-Perron, artistic and executive director of Tableau D’Hôte Theatre.
The Women-Fronted Bands Invite Dialogue and Connection
“I’m warming you up for July Talk and Metric,” said local musician Murray A. Lightburn as he gazed over the audience—the acoustic set struck a chord, bringing a certain softness that curbed the edges of a crowd ready to rock.
Canadian Burlesque Star Judith Stein Tells Her Story
Is there a better way to experience the glittery, strange, extravagant, and sometimes absurd neo-burlesque scene in Montreal than to visit the Bagel Burlesque Expo?
Festival Review: Program One of Revolution They Wrote Explores Diverse Intersectionality Through Art
A Peek Into the Fifth Annual Short-Works Feminist Festival
The vibrant Revolution They Wrote Festival featured a slew of plays painted with the theme of intersectional feminism.
People Empowered, Highlighting Diversity Through Visual Art
Revolution They Wrote, an intersectional feminist festival, started off their series of events with a captivating vernissage.